• How To Deal With Excruciating Silence On Job Interviews

    5 days ago - By Fast Company

    Awkward silences occur even during great job interviews. Here's how to handle them with grace.
    We've all been there: what we thought was an excellent interview quickly degrades as we sit with the hiring manager in silence-left only to wonder what we have done wrong to encourage our interviewer to stop speaking entirely. And so, we get it: “The silence in an interview is rough,” says job search and career expert J. T. O'Donnell , and not only because we perceive the hiring manager to be in charge of the interview and flow of the conversation. “If there is a silence, we don't want to take...
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